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Beginner’s Guide to Photographing Horses
For me, the horse is the only living ‘mythical creature,’ and in their purest form, they are the epitome of freedom and strength.
If you want to capture your horse’s ‘mythical’ side this winter, here’s couple top tips:
1. The most important thing you can do BEFORE you photograph a horse is to watch it first. Take time and observe its behaviour and movement, through this you will get a feel for where the best shot is.
Horses are like humans, everyone has their own personality! And when I shoot, I try to capture the frame that is most characteristic of my model. It would be absurd if the animal is calm by nature trying to make a dynamic frame and vice versa.
Get acquainted with the animal, let it get used to you and treat you as a friend, not as a short-lived intruder with vague intentions. Make the shooting process a pleasure for both parties.
2. My shots usually take a few hours to capture. Given the temperatures in the UAE, this could be really uncomfortable, so I suggest a sun umbrella - for you, NOT the horse!
3. Another tip for UAE shooting is to work when the sunlight is very strong. Use the edge of a building to create a natural softbox. I personally like to use the edge of stables. Remember, it’s really important to place your model on the boundary between light and shadow! animal arabian beginner best better calm capture characteristic dynamic frame friend guide horse horses horsey howto important LIGHT movement mythical natural Nature OAE observe photograph photographing pictures pleasure shadow Shot strong sunlight top tips uae